Rajasthan Patrika (in Hindi राजस्थान पत्रिका) is a Hindi language daily newspaper published from Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Kota and other cities of Rajasthan and from major Indian cities such as Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur , Ahmedabad, Gwalior, Kolkata, Chennai, New Delhi and Bangalore.
History: Raj Patrika
Rajasthan Patrika was started as an evening newspaper with a borrowed capital of Rs. 500 in 1956. Late Shri Karpoor Chandra Kulish founded Rajasthan Patrika on 7 March 1956. Before that he was working for Rashtradoot, a prominent newspaper of that time. The other two Hindi dailies dominated the readership of Rajasthan due to their better resources and wide coverage of news were Lokvani and a Navayug, during that time Delhi based newspapers.
Concerned Communicator Award
The Concerned Communicator Awards were started by Patrika group in 1997 to reward outstanding press advertisements that have a social issue as their central theme. The first prize winner is getting a trophy, a certificate and US $ 11000. In addition there are some more awards in CCA: UNICEF Winner, International winner and Special Mention (Best 12). All these ads with Best 50 entries are published in Rajasthan Patrika newspaper and website. The entry can be in Hindi or English only. Some of the earlier winners are FCB Ulka, Leo Burnett, JWT, O&M, Rediffusion DY&R, Trikaya, Mudra, and Ambience D’Arcy.